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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2007

Missing ISU student's car pulled from Wabash River (10/12/07)
Local man steals semi (10/12/07)
A global positioning system helped local law enforcement help find a semi trailer containing 21,000 cases of clay pigeons stolen from an Indianapolis company earlier in the week and other miscellaneous stolen items at a rural Brazil residence Thursday night...
Plans for new VFW building in the works (10/12/07)
Although still in the planning stages, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Brazil Post No. 1127 is looking forward to building a new facility on recently purchased land located at 305 South Depot St., Brazil. "We're hoping to be open by this time next year," Post Commander Les W. Walden said Thursday about the project which has been in the works the past three to four months. "We don't know for sure, we have to get a lot of approvals first, but we're hopeful it will happen by then."...
Potential Eagle Scout assists in teaching fire safety (10/12/07)
Creating teaching materials for use by the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department to earn the rank of Eagle Scout was an easy choice for Boy Scout Andrew Bowman, member of local Boy Scout Troop 95. "Scouting is really important to me and giving back to my community means everything," Bowman, 16, Brazil, said. ...
Board hears safety report (10/12/07)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay Community School Corporation School Board had its monthly meeting at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Thursday evening. Lynn Stoelting, nurse at Jackson Township Elementary School, gave a report on the Safe Schools Committee's findings during their school surveys...
Absentee voting slated (10/12/07)
The Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse, will begin Absentee Voting Monday, Oct. 22. Office hours will be Monday-Friday, 8-11 a.m., and noon-4 p.m. The office will also be open Saturday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for absentee/early voting...
Towns announces Halloween times (10/12/07)
Local officials have announced when children throughout the Clay County can dress in their spooky best and canvas area homes in search of tasty Halloween treats. Officials in the following communities suggest residents, who want to pass out candy to trick-or-treaters, to turn on their porch lights on the following dates and times:...
Big Winner! (10/12/07)
Terre Haute resident Tom Jeffers displays his new Ovation acoustic guitar with Popcorn Festival of Clay County representatives Evelyn Brown (left)?and Rana Hill. Jeffers won the guitar on the final day of the festival in a drawing. The guitar was autographed by Billy Joel and came with a letter of authencity. Jeffers said he plans to hang the guitar on display in his Terre Haute office...
Fire guts area residence (10/12/07)
A Brazil residence was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 2 p.m., all three units of the Brazil City Fire Department were dispatched to a fully engulfed residential/garage fire at 1003 E. Mechanic St., while the Brazil City Police Department cleared traffic from the area...
Candidates set to square off (10/12/07)
As the political season looms, so too starts the debate season. The Clay County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring this year's political debate for the General Election on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m., at the Clay County YMCA. This debate will be between the candidates for Mayor of the City of Brazil; current Mayor Ann Bradshaw (Democrat) and President of the Common Council of the City of Brazil Jim Sheese (Republican)...
Several other county races up for grabs (10/12/07)
The races to win elected positions in this year's General Election are intriguing. By far the biggest race is for the position of mayor of Brazil between Republican James D. Sheese and Democrat A. Ann Bradshaw. Bradshaw may have the advantage in this race as she is the current Mayor of Brazil with the departure of former Mayor Tom Arthur in June. ...
Teachers picket before meeting (10/12/07)
CLAY CITY -- Teachers of the Clay Community School Corporation picketed outside of the monthly school board meeting at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Thursday night. More than 45 teachers, dressed in red, gathered in the hallway outside of the Cafetorium holding signs...
Saturday Evening Gospel Concert in Clay City (10/12/07)
The Wabash Park Free Methodist Campground indoor pavilion will be hosting the Mayberry Days Gospel Concert on today at 7 p.m. All area gospel music fans are invited. Featured groups will be: The Samaritan Quartet and the Brothers Quartet, both based right here in Indiana...
Union UMC celebrates homecoming (10/12/07)
The congregation of Union United Methodist church will be celebrating 167 years of service on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007. The church was organized in the Fall of 1840 as Union United Brethren Church in Christ as part of Eel River Circuit with its first pastor being a circuit rider traveling on horseback. ...
CHURCH NEWS (10/12/07)
Carbon United Methodist Church By Mary Egloff Last Sunday we had a delightful young woman fill the pulpit while our minister, Rick Pressel, was on vacation. We had heard her sing with the group, "Souled Out", this summer at our Church In The Park, but we had never heard her preach. ...
Knights clinch fourth straight WIC title (10/12/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor NASHVILLE -- Chalk up a fourth straight Western Indiana Conference championship for the Northview Knights who downed the Brown County Eagles, 40-3, to claim their 24th consecutive WIC victory to wrap the regular season...
Fourth straight title on the line tonight (10/12/07)
Another Western Indiana Conference trophy is within sight this evening for the Northview football team. With a victory tonight over winless Brown County, the Knights can claim an outright championship, their fourth straight overall. The Eagles had their first win within grasp last week against Edgewood, leading 13-6 in the fourth quarter and with the ball at midfield, the Mustangs' Josh Collier stripped the ball away from Brown County's Shane Hedrick. ...
Knights headed to first title game (10/12/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2007 season has had its share of firsts for the girls' soccer program at Northview High School. A winning season, a share of a conference championship and now you can add a berth in the sectional championship game. The Knights wasted little time in plunging a dagger into South Vermillion's heart in Thursday's title game at Terre Haute South...
Knights celebrate Senior Night with win (10/12/07)
Northview varsity volleyball coach Scott McDonald was well aware of how good Plainfield's Shari Bernhardt could be. But his Knights rose to the challenge, knocking off the Quakers in three games, 25-23, 25-20, 25-20, Thursday evening to improve to 29-3 overall...
Elizabeth Rose Archer Cardwell (10/12/07)
Elizabeth Rose Archer Cardwell, 88, Brazil, passed away at 4 p.m. Oct. 11, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an extended illness. She was born in Clay County, June 21, 1919, to Robert and Martha Young McGowen. Most of her life was spent caring for her family. In her early years she worked with her mother hanging wallpaper, she also cleaned houses and worked for Windbreaker. In her free time she enjoyed dancing and going to yard sales...
Geraldine Bell (Schepper) McDaniel (10/12/07)
Geraldine Bell (Schepper) McDaniel, 88, Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007. Born Aug. 13, 1919, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Artie M. and Anola B. (Johnson) Schepper. She was raised in Brazil, where she graduated from Brazil High School in 1937...
Elena Bonomo (10/12/07)
Elena Bonomo, 83, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Center, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at 2:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. Rev. Fr. Dominic Chukwudi will officiate. Burial will follow at Restlawn Cemetery in Brazil...
Kyle Alan Bitzegaio (10/12/07)
Kyle Alan Bitzegaio, 26, Terre Haute, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at his residence. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at Callahan and Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th St., Terre Haute. Family and friends will gather at Kyle's family home on Saturday at 2 p.m. to celebrate Kyle's life and share memories. Those wishing to contribute thoughts may do son online at http://kylebitzegaio.blogspot.com...
PUBLIC RECORD 10-13 (10/12/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 10: Clay Superior Court -- Civil The CIT Group/Consumer Finance, Inc. Vs. Patrick Houser, Capital One Bank and Beneficial Indiana, Inc.: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Public Record 10-12-07 (10/12/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 11: Clay Superior Court - Civil Asset Acceptance, LLC Vs. Tim J. Mendenhall: Civil Collections Pamela K. Blubaugh Vs. James L. Blubaugh: Domestic Relations...
Staunton Scene (10/12/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation for morning worship, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the van is wheel chair equipped. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 in the Educational Building...
Creating rising income for retirees (10/12/07)
In all likelihood, the prices of goods and services will continue rising year by year. This may not be too much of a problem for you when you're working, because your salary is probably also going up over time. But when you retire, you may find that inflation becomes a bigger concern - and that's why you need to take steps to help provide some investment sources that have the potential for rising income during your retirement years...
Do you really need title insurance? (10/12/07)
If you have recently purchased or refinanced a home, chances are you have had to get title insurance. What exactly does title insurance cover, and who does it protect -- the homeowner of the lender? Do you need title insurance on a refinance if you bought title insurance when you purchased your home? Here are answers to those important questions, as well as helpful advice on title insurance, and whether or not you need it...